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Applications Engineer

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Job ID 2022-6601 Location Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England Date Posted Jul. 28, 2022 Category Applications Engineering

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Job Description

Arm is looking for engineers to join our hardware applications engineering team based in Cambridge, UK. Being part of the Partner Enablement division, Applications Engineers provide technical support and training to customers worldwide, helping them build the best possible System-on-Chip based on Arm CPUs and System IP.

About the job role

You will be providing Arm's partners with technical guidance on IP integration, configuration and performance aspects, investigating issues, identifying solutions using RTL simulations and effectively communicating your findings. Every day you’ll be faced with a different set of technical challenges on a variety of different products.

In this role, you will also have the opportunity to visit customer sites around the world to deliver technical training courses to their engineering teams, whilst also providing reviews and advice on their system designs.

Key Technical Skills & Expertise

  • BSc, MSc or PhD degree qualification in Electronics/Computer Engineering or equivalent
  • Ability to read and understand HDLs such as Verilog, SystemVerilog or VHDL
  • Understanding of SoC design principles and CPU architectures
  • Experience in using RTL simulation tools for debugging purposes
  • Ability to learn and communicate IP product features and their interaction with the rest of the SoC

Desirable Skills & Expertise (depending on level of experience)

  • Knowledge of STA and SoC implementation principles
  • Proven SoC-level design and/or verification experience
  • Knowledge of one or more on-chip communication protocols (e.g. AMBA)
  • Knowledge of the Arm Architecture
  • Experience with delivering technical training

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide fast and accurate answers to customer questions about Arm CPU & System IP
  • Create and deliver technical training material, both onsite and remotely
  • Perform onsite customer SoC design reviews using Arm IP and provide functionality and optimization recommendations
  • Work with Arm IP design and product management teams to improve customer experiences and influence IP feature development
  • Test IP and provide feedback to design teams prior to release to customers
  • Create and modify web-based knowledge base articles and application notes
  • Develop tools and techniques to aid Applications Engineers find solutions more efficiently


Arm is an equal opportunity employer, committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal opportunities are available to all applicants and colleagues. We are a diverse organization of dedicated and innovative individuals, and don’t discriminate on the basis of any characteristic.

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